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! . >>> new accusations over yesterday's occupy demonstration in san francisco, the stories from protesters and police. >> a heart breaker today in detroit. the team lost the lead and dropped another game to the tigers. >> too high. >> and more pain that pump as gas prices reach a record high, how it is effecting more than just drivers. >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now, this is ktvu channel 2 news at 5:00 p.m. >> good evening. i am ken pritchett. >> i am heather holmes. >> members of the occupy moment in san francisco are leveling new accusations at police, stemming from yesterday's protest. ktvu's patty lee asked if the action were justified. >> reporter: san francisco police do not dispute the video but they said what is not known is what the protesters did before hand. >> reporter: this is video of san francisco police arresting protesters. it was shot by a filmmaker. >> the cops were hitting people with batons and shoving people and slamming people around. >>> the video is making its way around the web. what is not available is footage before this scene. >> the prote
>>> welcome back to the 10:00 news and our continuing coverage of the san francisco giants winning the world series. >> we had a a look earlier at how the team got here. but we were on the edge of our seats in the newsroom. let's check out with mark and f.p. for the final plays of the game >> a really close finish, the best game of the series from a purist standpoint. lots of strategy, the bullpen put to use and the giants take it down to the 10th inning, f.p. yes. and marco scutaro came through. you knew he was going to clutch up. but give the nod to jeremy affeldt. how good was he? >>> and let's take at -- at marco scutaro, against the closer phil coke. how many times can you ask for the guy to come through. and ryan theriot comes sliding in. scutaro caps it off. >> look at how slow the p r, the quick stroke of marco scutaro. so short. he has been doing it all season. how about marco scutaro playing for the rockies in july about 30 games out of first place and now a world series champ. how cool is that? >> one the best acquisitions that sabean has ever made. and now the triple cr
. d-con. get out. >>> we are live in transwhere more than a -- we are live in san francisco where more than a million people are expected to flock the streets. >>> in that busy weekend means busy times on public transportation. how bay area transit agencies are preparing for the crush of riders. >>> two part passengers robbed at gunpoint overnight. how oakland police responded with special reenforcements to catch the suspect. >>> plus regrouping after wednesday's presidential debate. how both of the presidential candidates are changing their strategies. ktvu channel 2 morning news continues. >>> good morning, to you. welcome to a brand new day and it's a friday october 5th i'm dave clark. >> and i'm pam cook. thank you for joining us. steve paulson is here with the forecast and again i ask you because we are -- people will worry about the fog seeing the blue angels. >> we had that big cool down started on thursday. it continues today. there is a lot of low clouds and high clouds over us. mostly cloudy pattern. it might play into our weather late sunday into monday. todays highs 60s an
's biggest stage is in san francisco. the 2012 world series begins tonight. ktvu channel 2 reporter tara moriarty is outside at & t park with what you need to know about the game. good morning, tara. >> reporter: the field is ready to go after taking a beating from the rain during that final game of the national league championship. if you look behind me here you can see we're at mccover i have cove and the ballpark is all it will up. that's how it will look tonight expect you will see 40,000 screaming fans inside. the stage was set. the field was painted yesterday with the world series logo. many believe verlander is the best pitcher in all of baseball. now the giants and the tigers had light workouts with batting practice at at & t park in the afternoon and the players are pumped. >> we know what kind of determination it will take to win. we know we're facing a really, really good team. and it will be a battle from the first pitch. >> reporter: marco scutaro will be one of nine venezuelans to sign with the giants to play in the world series. that is the most ever. the first pitch is se
a decade in the making. the last time the san francisco giants and the oakland a's made it to the post season was in 2003. they are about to kick it in high gear. noelle walker is live in san francisco where fans hope to catch the post season magic. >> reporter: willie mayes plaza is decked out. it was not just baen radios but people decked out in orange and black for a rally if they are an a's fan or a giants fan, this is the time to have fun. >> reporter: a dance party under the palm trees, the giants heading to the playoffs is it. >> let's go giants! >> reporter: the sun is out on the plaza. they have their rally packs for tomorrow's game. >> you are excited to get ready for the playoffs. it is exciting. [music] >> does your boss know where you are today? >> no, i got the day off. [cheers and applause] >> reporter: a's fan spent the day scooping up play off's gear. >> we have 48 hats and they are going fast. >> reporter: the team store is hopping. something it does not see every day. >> that is the special thing about it. it was unexpected. wednesday, the title was clinched and
yacht after it capsized in san francisco bay and pieces of the boat broke off. video here from news chopper 2 shows crews scrambling to recover the vessel after the tide caused a broken boat drift three miles outside the golden gate bridge. told us there were 12 people on board when the boat skipped about 3:00 this afternoon and that they all got off unharmed. officials tell us the crew men were just out. >> this is the biggest there is all year so when it hits tide we actually see waves. we know that. what we understand happened is that the two hulls dug into the water and the boat just full. >>> the semi-two foot carbon fiber vessel is one of two identical ones. it is valued at about $8 million. at this hour the recovery effort continues outside the golden gate. >>> a search for a missing plane ended today. the pilot was the only person on board. he was killed. we're live right near the airport where the plane had taken off early yesterday morning. john. >> gasia, san mateo county sheriff's office is just wrapping up the word here tonight as the coroner just removed the remains fr
, and is expected to survive. one person was detained. >>> san francisco is expecting a million visitors this weekend. that's even more people than actually live in the stiff. place will be jam packed with events. the hardly strictly blue grass festival, the america cup reyes-- races, giants playoff game, 49 ergs. >> it will probably be crowded. >> two cruise ships will port shoulders. so expect more boats than usual. the coast guard will be looking for any safety violations. >>> with all those events in san francisco, it's going to be a challenge getting in, out and around the city. ali is live with more on how public transportation agencies working to make the weekend easier. >> reporter: it's 7:00 a.m., and it's getting a little busy out here, we out to fisherman wharfs is where people will be gathering to watch the blue angles. but if you are driving to san francisco, the word is don't do it unless you have to. not only are streets going to be more crowded, but some will be partially close, bike embark darrow, it's just going to have one lane of traffic going through. the middle lane
san francisco, approaching the 60s throughout the afternoon hours. so here's the forecast for game two of the nlcs. you can see partly sunny skies. temperatures mainly in the lower 60s, 62 degrees. winds approaching 60 miles per hour. a bit of a breeze out there but once again a nice forecast for game two of the series. we'll probably have those beautiful aerial shots once again of the ballpark and surrounding bay waters. coming up i'll let you know when san francisco warms back up into the 80s. your forecast coming up in a little bit. >>> our giant's coverage continues online. you can go to ktvu.com and click on the mlb play offs tab for news, video and pictures. >>> in other news tonight, b.a.r.t. shut down service for more than an hour this evening after a man walked into the transbay tube between san francisco and east bay. the closure as you see here from these pictures caused delays and delays and confusion. some travelers on both sides of the bay. b.a.r.t. officials tell us their security cameras caught the man walking into the under water rail tube tonight. but they immediately
but we begin with the giants and debra villalon in san francisco. >> reporter: well this has been such an embarrassing and lopsided loss that fans started deserting the ballpark an hour ago. now they're pouring out deflated after arriving for game two optimistic. high in center field the man with his fingers on the pulse of the game. >> i do feel better energy in the crowd actually. >> reporter: energy, spilling over perhaps from the 49ers big romp at home tonight. >> get some mojo for the giants, let's go baby, play offs. >> reporter: fans who went to both games had to bask in it. >> fantastic. it doesn't get any better, baseball, niners doing their thing. we're on, we're on. >> reporter: but not good enough. fans on both sides of the bay now grasp the strength of their opponent. >> that was a strong team. so, we can do it. we have our faith but it's going to be kind of hard. >> reporter: fans who saw the last bay bridge series and were tantalized by visions of another are just focused now on survival. >> the only good thing about it is both teams are real young. we have a lot of
. >>> that ands it! giants take a 3-games to nothing lead. >> and with that the san francisco giants are one game away from becoming world series champions. good evening, i'm ken wayne. >> i'm heather holmes. >> it may be cold tonight in detroit, but the san francisco giants are red-hot. they are just one step closer to snagging their second world series title in three years. and we have team coverage for you tonight. ktvu's lorraine blanco watched the game with fired up giant fans in san francisco. first we go to debora villalon live in detroit. >> well, giant fans obviously vastly outnumbered here at comerica park, but none happier as they see a third straight shutout. >> let's go giants! >> reporter: and the bay area cheering section was a noisy one after tonight's victory. they were shouting one more win and we want a parade, already tasting that second world series championship in three years. on the other hand tiger fans rally towels are starting to look like the white flags of surrender. the crowd got quieter and more deflated with every inning against stellar giants pitching and fieldi
to mutual aid. live in oakland, i'm tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> and in san francisco, an occupy protest there on saturday ended in almost two dozen arrests. police say the protesters tried to block the streets and the businesses. they also say some of the activities threwob jects at police hitting one officer in the head. >> protesters threw ziplock bags, some of the bags of paint contain rocks. there's definitely intent to injure. >> they acted out of line, out of policy. they were just crazy. >> reporter: that man says police jumped the gun when they went to make an arrest. in total 22 people were arrested by police. some of the charges include conspiracy, rioting and refusing to obey a lawful order torques obey a lawful order from a police officer. san francisco police say many of the protesters arrested on saturday are suspected from a similar protest in the mission district last month. >>> right now, alaska airlines is trying to fix a system-wide computer glitch that's causing major long delays. long loans form at seattle airport. company officials say a data connection pro
. >>> the san francisco giants and their fans are gearing up for the national league championship series. the last step before a trip to the world series. >> and officials flood more than a dozen bachelor party goers from san francisco bay after their boat sudden -- suddenly started to think -- sink. >>> good evening. welcome to this special edition of ktvu news. i'm heather holmes. >> i'm ken wayne. a candlelight vigil started for a hollister teacher whose body was found. we are in hollister where police have arrested a man in connection to her death. >> reporter: police are still at the crime scene trying to figure out how a hollister woman died. in the meantime, people started gathering about a half an hour ago in hollister to celebrate the way she lived. >> we came this evening to honor heather carroll. >> in times of sorrow, there is strength in numbers. friends and family gathered at a vigil to say goodbye to a young mother whose life ended toussaint. 25-year-old heather carroll was reported missing on wednesday. flyers with her picture were in hollister including one taped t
to another shooting that happened a half a block away from there two days ago. live from san francisco i'm tara moriarty. >> thank you very much. >>> this morning the san francisco giants head to detroit with a two game to nothing lead over the tigers in the 2012 world series. claudine wong joins us from at & t park where the giants will meet who will begin their trip to the motor city. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. it is busy out here in front of at & t park. this is where the giants will meet. they all board buses and head out on to the road. headed for detroit. hoping to wrap up the world series in just two more games. giants going on the road. game three is tomorrow night. we want to show you video of the team packing bags. giants will hit the road in a bit of an unfamiliar spot. in control. game two went to the giants last night. much different game than game one. no big home run. but we have to mention the performance on the mound. pitcher bumgarner only allowed two hits over seven innings. >> jackson waits for another 3- 2. and strike out. >> reporter: here's a good sta
fell short of reaching. >> people were very happy in san francisco but in some parts of the city the victory celebration turned into and ugly scene. >> we begin with ali. >> reporter: fortunately it was the kinds of damage that was eltifl easy to clean -- relatively easy to clean up. if you look here in the middle of the street, you can see a pile of garbage still out in the middle of the street. that was the burnt out contents of one of the many dumpsters that was lit on fire an on this stretch of road. so far, there are no reports of any businesses damaged in the mission neighborhood. this intersection, you can see open to traffic but it was a very different scene here a few hours ago. police lined the intersection of 16th and mission early this morning. they set up a command center of sorts, a lot of vehicles and a hundred officers at that intersection. we saw police make some arrests. and this was after fans and rowdy crowds set several dumpsters on fire in the middle of mission street. some of those dumpsters kept flaring up and smoldering for hours. >> we started around 24
. the san francisco zoo says they did have their good luck for the charm. the orange headed monkey. born during the division series. they say that monkey the minute it was born the giants started winning. she hasn't been named yet but scutaro and posey are in the running for possible names. >> if you're going to today's worlds series game you're advised take public transportation. bart will be running extra trains. they will be running even longer trains. the vallejo bay link ferry is offering direct runs too and from the park all through the world series. cal train says if its trains are filled they will add extra service as needed. you can watch the world series right here on ktvu channel 2. the giants hosting the detroit tigers game one at at & t park. our coverage begins at 4:30 this afternoon. >>> this morning in contra costa county the coroner is due back at the scene of a plane crash to remove two bodies. the plane went down yesterday afternoon at marsh creek road. at first authorities thought only the pilot was on board. several hours after the crash they discovered a second body
. >>> it is a big weekend in san francisco with more than a million people expected to pack the streets. tara moriarty is in the city with more on why you should expect big delays. >> reporter: we are here near pier 29 where come this weekend one northbound lane will be shut down from the ferry building all the way to bay street. that will allow emergency vehicles access in through the crowds. if you pan to the left, you can see we're in front of the official america's cup store. the cup is expected to draw 40,000 people this weekend to watch the races. and there are many more events planned. this will give city officials are a little bit of an idea of what to expect for the big america's cup next year where more than three million people are expected to attend. over the skies of san francisco this weekend, you will see the beloved blue angels. the u.s. navy pilots have been making practice runs for the big show set for saturday and sunday. it's part of fleet week and the parade of ships is tomorrow. here's a look at the other events going on. the giants will take on the reds in the national
is still on the loose this morning. san francisco police say think all began when officers tried to make a traffic stop for a light that was out on the license plate on the car. something very simple but it ended with this dangerous crash and the shooting and the sergeant we talked to says he feels lucky no officers were hurt. >> no one else was seriously hurt. the only injury i know of at this point is a hurt hand. given all things that could have gone wrong, i think this is pretty good. >> reporter: so san francisco police still out here investigating this morning. one interesting thing you can see sort of how violent this crash was. we saw a police officer who was carrying off the top of a parking meter. it was sheered off as a result of this accident this morning. police believe they have arrested the passenger inside this car. they are still looking for the driver of the car and at this point it's unclear why they ran from police this morning. the only thing the sergeant could come up with because they had a gun inside the car. live this morning in san francisco alex savidge ktvu ch
in the storm, just check ahead with the airlines. live in san francisco international airport. live to you. ktvu news. >> sand see continuing her destructive impact. you could see how massive the storm is. >> 45 miles an hour still, with gusts to near 65. and westerly trek around 10 miles an hour. take a look at that. i had to measure it. and reaching into new england. the flooding continues in new jersey into new england as well as another foot of snow expected to the appalachian mountains. sandy will be shifting north to the west end of the new york state. the storm impact should last through the week. torry? >> thank you, rosemary. we'll check with you for the local weather. >> and helping restore power to local people. the utility is sending 150 workers to new york. and they will be asifting, edison crews. and they are leaving today. >> and we talked to a pga spokesperson. >> and as many other utilities are. and a huge effort from utilities crews across the nation. and ready and willing to help much. >> and sandy left at least 8 million people without power and 13 states. >> bay area v
the street. county vat channel 2 reporter tara moriarty is in san francisco with more on what you need to know if you plan to head into the city. tara. >> reporter: every member of the police force will be out in full force this weekend. they are actually going to be closing northbound lane here along the embarcadero. we are right in front of the official team store for oracle usa for the america's cup. the closure will allow emergency vehicles access into the hub of the activity. what a jam packed weekend it is expected to be. the america's cup will draw 40,000 people. city leaders hope all of the activities will be a hear individualer for what is to come next year. if you look up into the skies of san francisco you will see the beloved blue angels. they have been making practice rounds for the show on saturday and sunday. here's a look at the other helps going on. the giants are taking on the reds in the national league playoffs saturday and sunday. the bluegrass festival will take place in golden gate park. and the 49ers will play the bills sunday. the heritage parade is happen
area news at 7:00. san francisco's center is turned upside down tonight all in the name of with a bmx state boarding, that's the place to be. happening now, paul chambers live isn't the city where the new tour has taken root and will do so through sunday. hi, paul. >> hey, gasia. one of those things you've got to see to believe so let me show you right now. civic center plaza has totally transformed. they're actually practice r for about an hour from now and there will be up and down the street from city hall and many but not to all. >> action sports at scompleets they'll be in san francisco for the next four days doing tricks and showing off their skills, competing in several sports including bmx and street fight coursers. >> this event progresses fast so if you're doing the winning run you did last year and won, you're going to get dead last and not qualify for next year. >> want today come to san francisco for some time now and instead of adapting the city to fit their style, decided to switch them up. >> we actually designed them to fit within civic center plaza. >> that's a bone
has appointed an independent panel to investigate the attack on the conse. >>> san francisco giants heading to the midwest now. bound for st. louis where they will play game three of the national league championship series tomorrow. new at noon, kristen is live at sfo where the giants took off to let us know how they are feeling for the setied one game each. >> reporter: they are on the way to st. louis to play game three in the national league championship series. the team gathered at at&t park earlier this morning. ktvu was there as pitchers sergio romo and tim linscomb loaded up on the buses, to be ready for the three games to be played in busch stadium. they head to st. louis with the series tied one game apiece. ball players boarded the buses and got an escort here to sfo. we were the only camera crew here for the departure. they loaded in a secure area behind closed doors and took off in a cloud of glory with the fire hose salute from the airport. the team is set to land in a few hours. the giants set to play game three in the series tomorrow. meanwhile, ktvu crews are also he
will be back in san francisco later today to raise money for his reelection campaign. the president will begin today in the central valley to dedicate a national monument to caesar chavez. then he will arrive in the bay area for three fundraisers. first at the intercontinental hotel. followed by two fundraisers at the bill graham auditorium. president obama attended fundraisers in los angeles yesterday. featuring a concert. the president took a jab at his own debate performance last week. he said while the singers are able to perform flawlessly night after night he can't always say the same. >>> mitt romney meantime scheduled to deliver a foreign policy speech today at the virginia military institute. according to his prepared remarks, he will propose a new assertive role for the u.s. in syria, more sanctions on iran, and a change in the u.s. policy in the middle east. the republican nominee will portray president obama as a weak leader. >>> in overnight news back here in the bay area oakland police are investigating a shooting that happened just after 11:00 last night on church street. police
fans are wondering if they should start crying in their rally toweling. we're live in san francisco, debora villalon. >> this is a live picture of the embarcadero center. the embarcadero high rise are lit up in support of the hometown team during the play offs. >>> they may have been outnumbered today, the plan to show off in force for game three at the coliseum on tuesday. >> what are the two guys going to do home today? >> get a home run. >> reporter: this year's oakland a's team is something new. >> besides being going, this is like a fairy tale story. these guys are amazing. they're so young they don't know what they can't do. that's why this year is so special. i mean, not just in terms of the years some of these guys are having as players, but just in the innocence. you know it's kind of like your first love. >> we get the first win hopefully and take it back home and win it in front of their fans. >> reporter: a's fans were disadvantaged by the tiger nation. but comerica park is not intimidated. >> it's not a hostile environment. it's a wonderful experience. and i do get lou
. >>> developing news out of san francisco, where u.s. park police are linked to an officer- involved shooting. good evening, i'm ken pritchett in for ken wayne tonight. >> i'm heather holmes. >> we begin with that developing news in san francisco where we learned that u.s. park police fired earlier this morning at a suspect. ktvu's noelle walker is live near the scene to explain what led up to the shooting. >> reporter: heather we're on lincoln, which is closed to traffic. i'm going to step out of way so you can see the investigation goes on. i'm told lincoln will be closed for traffic for the next several hours while officers involved this officer-involved shooting. crime scene evidence markers mark the spot at very edge of the city where people come to take in the scenic views. police say money came to break into a car. >> one of our officers witnessed someone trying to break into a vehicle. when he approached that person, the suspect tried to run him over with a vehicle. >> reporter: that is when the u.s. park police officer fired his gun, several times, hitting the suspect vehicle. >>
is schedule today return to court after the evaluation. the trial date is november 19th. >>> the san francisco crime lab is now in the hands of a federal jury. in 2010, mat di reportedly told police she had taken small amounts of drugs from this crime lab. she is charged by obtaining drugs, charges she denied. if convicted she could face up to four years in prison. >>> the coast guard is out again looking for two boaters who went missing. search and rescue team searched the waters. the two men vanished about 10:30 yesterday morning when their boat cap sides. two others on the boat made it to shore safely. . >>> get ready san francisco, the city is hosting more than half a dozen events from sweet week to america's baseball play off games so that means huge crowds coming to town. how officials plan to deal with the potential transit and traffic nightmares. shan na. >> that's right. just imagine the population of san francisco doubling. that's about how many people are expected here in the next ten days, and you can see the signs up already warning people they're going to take one of these traffi
percent or more on car insurance. >>> nearly a million people flocked to san francisco for a busy day in the streets, sky and the sea. the big events underway all weekend. >> and we're live from detroit where the oakland a's play their first playoff game with a lot of hometown support. >>> and a tragedy in a church parking lot after a 6-year-old is struck and killed. what witnesses are telling us about the accident. >>> good evening. welcome to this special postgame edition. a san francisco was a busy place today. it continues tonight with hundreds of thousands of people expected to visit the city for a number of big events including fleet week and the giants playoff game. ktvu's christian captain joins us live from at&t park to tell us how we will likely see a repeat tomorrow. >> reporter: by now, at&t park is jam packed with fans watching tonight's game. it is just the latest major event in a city that is jampacked with weekend activities. >> ♪[ music ] >> if you are singing the blues in san francisco, it is and because there was nothing to do. the bluegrass festival kicked o
in california. a look at the prices around the bay area show regular unleaded averaging 4.68. san francisco is 4.74. there is hope that relief on the way. the state approved the early release of winter blend fuel in an effort to help pump up california's gas supply and bring down prices. >>> in election news, voters are going to be polls around the bay area to cast early ballots in the upcoming election. early voting opened today in several counties around the state. this was the sustain morning in san francisco. beginning today, voters can also vote by mail. signed vote by mail applications must be submitted to the department of elections no later than october 30th. if you have not registered to vote, the deadline to do that is october 22nd. >>> president obama is right now flying to his next stop after a 24 hour fund raising trip to the bay area. he board air force one just a few hours ago at sfo. mr. obama faces new poll numbers today that shows that mitt romney now taking the lead. ally has a report on the president's time in san francisco. >> reporter: people lined up along the barricades o
. >> the san francisco giants parade could create a traffic nightmare tomorrow morning. up next, one critical thing that b.a.r.t. is doing differently this year compared to the last giant's parade. >> tomorrow this san francisco high school band as well as the rest of san francisco gets ready for the big giant's celebration. actually, i just press this button. brew what you love, simply. keurig. >>> there are some estimates that up to 1 million people will be in san francisco tomorrow to watch the giant's victory parade and need needless to say that will create traffic problems. >> reporter: getting into the city will be much tougher than getting into a regular world series game. at least 1 million people will be trying to get to the parade or just get to work. b.a.r.t. says it will have all hands on tech as it anticipates record ridership trying to get to the parade. >> we've been gearing up, we've called out every single employee at b.a.r.t. we're asking them to put on those yellow vests, get out there help with crowd control. >> reporter: the best way to avoid delays is to be prepared, if
. >> with that it was one giant's sweep? detroit. your san francisco giants take home the world series title in only four games. >> san francisco civic center plaza come as live as fans celebrate the giant's second world series win in three years. >> and celebratory champagne awaited while the giants toast another world series title. >> good evening everyone i'm heather holmes. >> i'm ken wayne. the san francisco giants are now world series champions after beating the detroit tigers in just four games. >> again, the 2-2 pitch. got him looking! and the giants have won it all! >> that last out sealed the deal as san francisco fans across the bay area went wild. we have live team coverage with crews throughout the bay area and in detroit. but we begin with ktvu's lorraine blanco live in san francisco where fans packed civic center plaza tonight. lorrain. >> reporter: hi, people were out here tonight. there were 10,000 people earlier and now you can see there are hundreds of people having a great time. just a few minutes ago we saw about half a dozen squad cars take off very quickly in the direction o
in the trial of a former san francisco crime lab technician accused of steeling cocaine. she was charged with stealing cocaine. she has admitted to taking the drugs but denies the fraud charges. her case led to a audit that prompted the lab to be shut down and the district attorney oo dismiss -- to dismiss hundreds of drug cases. >>> two churches were hit by fire bombs last night. police say someone through a cocktail at a building around 10:00 p.m. a priest was able to put out the fire. another cocktail was thrown at another church. in a third case another building was targeted. they did minor damage. they are investigating. >> coming up, the investigation into an arson at an office belonging to the mayor heats up. >>> people are struggling to cope with the heat wave that pushed temperatures into the triple digits. ktvu's robert handa is live in morgan hill where the heat is uncomfortable and dangerous for some. >> reporter: very hot here in morgan hill. we are at a scrimmage. the teams are getting ready for the tournament during one of the hottest days of the year, which means for coac
. >>> playoff fever returns to the bay area as the san francisco giants return home ahead of tomorrow's big game. >>> good evening, i'm ken wayne. >> and hello again everyone i'm heather holmes. >> the san francisco giants are gearing up for their next battle as they take on the st. louis cardinals and our coverage continues tonight. ktvu's eric rasmussen is live in san francisco where both teams got in a final practice. >> reporter: they did, heather and the giant's players say they are very happy to be home. now they are going to be taking on a team that had an equally improbable path to get this far. it wasn't all serious at at&t park this afternoon. as giant's first baseman pablo sandoval did his best umpire impression, but they say they will have their game faces ready for the st. louis cardinals. >> you look at the series we both had, so everything about it, a well-fought series. everything about both team we're scrappy and both fighters and both believe in ourselves reason a photo tweeted by sand val sandoval shows on plane in cincinnati not knowing if they had to fly to washington or
. talk about a busy weekend. more than a million people are expected to pack the streets of san francisco because there is a ton of events going on. tara moriarty begins the coverage in san francisco to let us know what the city is doing to make sure things go as smoothly as possible. >> reporter: we are at the america's cup official store. if you look here to your right, you can see one northbound lane there, will be shutdown this weekend between the ferry building and bay street to allow emergency vehicles access to the hub of all of the activities. around 6:30 this morning, a military convey, led by police came through in preparation for fleet week. today is also the quarter finals for americas cup with races scheduled this weekend. estimated to draw 40,000 people to the bay. evmember of the police force will be out. leaders say it's a practice run for the big america's cup event next year, 3 million people are expected to attend. the blue angels will be flying over head, practicing today. catch a quick peek practicing this afternoon and shows saturday and sunday. it's part of fleet we
:30, san francisco's civic center transformed. the sport event generating a lot of money for the city and also a little controversy. >>> happening now, firefighters are reporting progress on their efforts to contain a wildfire near clear lake. the so called 29 fire started just before 3:00 this afternoon along highway 29 above a street in the community of lower lake. calfire say it is fire has burned 300 acres and there are mandatory evacuations tonight for the mercy spring subdivision. the fire has also downed some power lines. calfire says right now the fire is only 20% contained. but if there is some good news is that crews say they have managed to halt the forward spread of the fire. at this point there are no reports of any injuries. >>> firefighters near santa barbara say a fire burning near the hills there is fully contained. the fire burned near some homes yesterday but that is no longer the case. firefighters said they are confidence the flames will not spread any further in fact, they say they have no crews on those fire lines tonight. >>> we uncover a lighting problem on ba
that could lead to the firing of undocumented employees. >>> san francisco's first target store is set to open wednesday at 4th and mission in san francisco. it will be 2/3 the size of other stores and offer smaller items. target also plans to open a second store in san francisco in 2013. >>> jerry hill is crying foul over a move by the public utilities commission to temporarily suspend hearing into the san bruno pipeline explosion. they filed a request for a month long halt to allow talks to get underway. he says a judge held a hearing this morning and decided on a week long postponement. he suggested pg&e is behind the request to try to chemodamaging testimony -- to keep damaging testimony out. >>> a report says doing business with two chinese equipment makers could pose a security threat to the united states. the report says that they have ties to the chinese government that has been suspected of fostering cyber security breaches in the united states. they employ 400 people. >>> if you are planning to fill up you might want to hold off till tomorrow. the over night change that could
here in san francisco we are live this morning alex savidge. >>> an investigation is also under way into a deadly late night shooting in east oakland. police were called to 106 and voltaire avenues just after 9:00 p.m.. they found the body of a man on the sidewalk. the shooting occurred in a residential neighborhood just off mccarthur boulevard. so far there is no word on the victims identity or a possible motive in the shooting. >>> also last night ktvu news investigation prompted a confrontation at the port of oakland board hearing. >> we are outraged. >> we are outraged. >> the media has exposed what we have known all along. >> union workers shut down the meeting they accused the port of trying to cut their wages and health care while the director james quan spent millions of money. channel 2 report revealed quan's decisions. >> i think it shows disrespect. >> sources tell us that the board voted unanimously -- anonymously behind closed doors to put omaron paid administrative leave while they address the issues. issues >>> happening now dozens of people camping out at san jose st
last night. ktvu david steven has spoke with the san francisco police sergeant who is back on patrol today after his moment in the spotlight. david. >> reporter: that performance is winning the sergeant new fans and applause from people he sees on the daily beat. ♪ god bless america >> reporter: for san francisco police sergeant jerry dar city it was the performance of his lifetime. >> there is not enough words to thank the giants for letting me do it. police officers in the city are so happy. i'm getting accolades and cops from all over the bay area. ♪ land that i love >> i don't know if they are making up for 2010. 2010 i was supposed to sing game six but they didn't make it. >> reporter: the performance at -- >> as soon as you get up to the mic all of a sudden cameras circle around you so you just thinking concentrate on the words and the notes. >> reporter: the tenors performance is -- >> we did a wonderful job. fantastic one. >> he seems like a mellow guy. >> reporter: how does da shy rate his world series performance >> >> i think like any singer, i always think i could hav
around. >> san francisco will be practically over run this weekend. about 40,000 people will be watching the america's cup races. fresh off their division clench giants fans will be attending play offs against reds saturday and sunday. >> i am thinking i have to come an hour or hour and a half early so i can make it. >> reporter: events are expected to draw 1 million into the city not to mention the football game saturday in brookly. >> this is all hands on event for bart to use fleet week expression. we'll have more train cars out there, more station agents, more train operators. everybody is working this weekend who can so we can get the bay area moving. >> reporter: bart could shatter its record for weekend ridership. >> driving will be a nightmare in san francisco this weekend. with baseball, fleet week and everything going on, bart will be it for me. >> reporter: if you get into a fender bender you can help officers by keeping roadways clear. >> if you are involved in a collision and you can safely make it to the shoulder, please do so. disabled vehicles are a big strain. >> reporte
to the streets of san francisco this morning for the nike women's marathon. it as gorgeous and grueling course in the city that end in golden gate park. >> all the runners are going behind you. hi, lorraine. >> reporter: good morning, claudine. there are thousands and thousands of runners out here. 20,000. they are taking off over here pore the nike women's largest marathon in the world with 25,000 runners who woke up early this morning. got on the race gear to run a half marathon or marathon and these go to the lymphoma society. olympic mad delist, she is out here running a half marathon. she will be celebrating her 40th birthday out here with a healthy start. you can see the runners taking to the streets. they are decked out in the running gear and it is a pretty course and starts in union square and that is all around downtown san francisco. you can see people with signs out here. with the cellphones and taking video. music is loud out here. there is a time clock that says we are three minutes. 22 seconds right now and that's the start over there. it is supposed to be nike town where they s
for the america's club in san francisco bay. artimus basis says the front of its catamoran was badly damaged. coming up tonight at 10:30, san francisco's civic center transformed. the sport event generating a lot of money for the city and also a little controversy. >>> happening now, firefighters are reporting progress on their efforts to contain a wildfire near clear lake. the so called 29 fire started just before 3:00 this afternoon along highway 29 above a street in the community of lower lake. calfire say it is fire has burned 300 acres and there are mandatory evacuations tonight for the mercy spring subdivision. the fire has also downed some power lines. calfire says right now the fire is only 20% contained. but if there is some good news is that crews say they have managed to halt the forward spread of the fire. at this point there are no reports of any injuries. >>> firefighters near santa barbara say a fire burning near the hills there is fully contained. the fire burned near some homes yesterday but that is no longer the case. firefighters said they are confidence the flames will no
to david freese. >> it's like a soccer crowd here in san francisco. >> tim: if it does go to game seven this will be the loudest crowd in the major leagues tomorrow night. >> joe: here is a i 1-1, one out, nobody on. freese. strike two. [ cheering ] >> tim: slider. >> joe: two out. >> tim: to know what pitch a lot of pitchers throw. all you to do is watch the catcher. mover outside for romo, a slider is on his way. >> joe: now descalso with two out, nobody on. daniel, 1 for 3. this good bullpen for the giants flexing its muscles here tonight. affeldt, casilla, romo. strike one. >> joe: strike two. [ cheering ] >> joe: pagan. game over! game seven tomorrow night. [ cheers & applause ] >> joe: bruce bochy and his sixth season as manager of the san francisco giants. lead his team tomorrow night to try to get them to their second world series in his time here in san francisco. cardinals will be trying to fight their way back to defend their title. >> it's remarkable the fifth straight elimination game confronted head on by bruce bochy. and his giants have won every one of them. >> joe: his
. >> the world champion san francisco giants return to the bay area after winning their second world series in three years. they scored what would be the winning run in the 10th inning. >> good afternoon, i'm torry campbell. clutch hittingnd smart pitching helped the giants sweep the detroit worl tigers -- detroit tigers. >> sergio struck out cabrera to end in game four. the giants won the best of 7 series. this is the second giants victory and the second since moving to san francisco in 1958. >>> that final out, celebrations all over the bay area. this is what it looked like in the san francisco civic center plaza. an estimated 10,000 people gathered to watch the game in a big screen. they counted down at the final out and began cheering and letting out cheers of joy. there was even champagne flowing. even though it was supposed to be an alcohol-free event. >>> unfortunately there was some significant damage done by fans who got out of control while visiting san francisco. brian live to let us know what happened. >> this is suppose to be a celebratory mood. as you could see behind me, lots
afternoon? it's the same reason the governor is in san francisco today. we'll tell you what they are pushing for weeks before the election. >>> a piece of livermore history goes up in flames. what fire officials believe sparked a fire that destroyed a century old building. >>> it's do-or-die time for the san francisco again. . >>> the countdown is on for tomorrow's game 6 of the national league championship series. the san francisco giants return to town early this morning. we saw the hero of last night's game. there he is, pitcher barry zito. giants shutout the st. louis cardinals 5-0 in that do-or-die game. the team still has its work cut out to make it to the world series. giants have to sweep the cards at the next two games in the at&t park. a loss ends the giant's season. eric rasmussen was live in the city with giant's fever is still running high. >> reporter: giant's world series hopes still alive. orange lights lit up san francisco's landmarks for least one more night, but maybe nothing says team spirit like the wedding party of couple. they can thank barry zito and the rest of the g
in san francisco bay this afternoon. >> we nose dived and capsized the boat. we done the exact same turn previously. >> reporter: the support boat attempted to retrieve the vessel. >> there was a very big tide today. quickly took us out under the bridge and offshore. >> reporter: the disabled vessel is finally being towed to pier 80. the platform appears to be in good shape, but the wing is destroyed. a devastating blow, but not the end. >> this will be a big test for this team. but i've seen this team in similar situation in the past campaign before we won the america's cup. and a strong team will bounce back from that. this won't stop us winning. >> reporter: this was just the eighth time that the team had taken the boat out since august. i'm told it will be several more hours before the boat arrives back here and the team can start assessing the damage. >> in 15 minutes the charred wreckage of a plane found on the san mateo county coastline. the investigation into what happened to that ill fated flight. >> investigators confirm a motorcyclist who disappeared was the victim of a homici
after it capsized in the churning waters of san francisco bay this afternoon. healther holmes has been tracking the effort to retrieve the boat. she's live at pier 80. you spoke to the skipper who was on board when that capsized. >> some very scary moments for the skipper and his crew. his team today did something he never thought it would do, capsize a massive ac 72. this is a devastating blow. he's still predicting an america's cup victory. rattled but not defeated, oracle team usa skipper talked about the spectacular flip the cat ma ran took in san francisco bay this afternoon. >> we nose dived and capsized the boat. we done the exact same turn previously. >> reporter: the support boat attempted to retrieve the vessel. >> there was a very big tide today. quickly took us out under the bridge and offshore. >> reporter: the disabled vessel is finally being towed to pier 80. the platform appears to be in good shape, but the wing is destroyed. a devastating blow, but not the end. >> this will be a big test for this team. but i've seen this team in similar situation in the past campaign b
approaching the 80 split. san francisco much calmer than it has been. also the morning commute looks pretty good on westbound bay bridge coming up to the bay gates. it's 4:59 let's gone go back to the desk. >>> we begin with protestors who smashed windows and splattered paint in downtown oakland leaving a lot to clean up this morning. tara moriarty is live at city hall in oakland. one of the many buildings protestors vandalized last night. >> reporter: yes some of the windows that protestors smashed have been bordered up at this time. but there is still a hole here in the front door of city hall that remains exactly as it was last night. demonstrators threw paint balls and smashed windows at city hall. the national berkeley lab office and three banks. the group of about 200 people gathered at frank ogawa plaza last night. they timed the rally to coincide with the 11th anniversary of the start of the war in afghanistan. around 7:15 the group headed north on west grand avenue. circled back to city hall and that is when the violence broke out. some luxury cars were also vandalized. >> just bec
hours ago in san francisco, shots were fired at an undercover police officer. tara moriarty is live to tell us what the suspects left behind that may help police capture them. >> reporter: one woman is in custody here at the mission police station. people are hoping and questioning here she will be able to tell them who the suspects are. the three left behind a car, a gun and a cell phone that they dropped on the sidewalk as they were trying to run away. right now, an under cover police car has two bullet holes in it. one striking very close to where the officer was sitting. luckily he wasn't hurt. about 1:00 to this morning the sergeant was heading near cesar chavez. he noticed a gray sedan that looked suspicious. the people inside of that car fired at him. >> we had a police inspector who was fired upon by suspects. his vehicle was hit at least a couple times here. we do have one suspect in custody from that vehicle. we're searches now to locate at least the other two suspects. >> reporter: the secretary did -- sergeant did not return fire. even though the officer wasn't hurt, i
2 news. >>> happening now, crews with the san francisco puc are working on treasure island to fix a water main break. happened around 7:00 tonight right in front of the main great on the island. it appears that most of treasure island is without water service at this time. we're talked to a puc spokesperson about 30 minutes ago and he said it is not clear how long it'll take to fix the break or how long the water service is going to be done. >> the alameda police have arrested the arrest of two teenager for the murder of a woman. one has been identified cody natosha and other is a 16-year- old. detectives say they left after the killing, had lunch, then returned to the home and set it on fire. >> later on that evening they realized there was a dead body in this home and they may have left some evidence behind. >> the two suspects appeared in court but did not enter pleas. both teenagers are being tried as adults. >>> the fire started in a home in andover street and quickly spread to a neighbor's house causing nearly half a million dollars in damage. 16 people were displaced. one w
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